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El Paso Zoo, El Paso

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Zoo · Zoo / Aquarium
Home to exotic animals from around the world, El Paso Zoo provides a place to learn about wild creatures. The zoo is split into three major sections: animals of the Americas, animals of Asia, and animals of Africa. Take the opportunity to visit the critically endangered species housed here, like the Amur leopard, Mexican wolves, and the Aruba rattlesnake. Kids will enjoy a ride on the African Star Train through the African exhibit to see animals like giraffes, zebras, and ostriches. To learn more, attend one of the zoo's animal training sessions or meet with zoo staff at one of the educational programs offered in several exhibits. Make El Paso Zoo a centerpiece of your El Paso vacation itinerary, and find what else is worth visiting using our El Paso road trip tool.
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  • A really great zoo! Not too big or overwhelming for the little ones, it was really enjoyable with our grandchildren. Loved the cat adoption center, such a great idea, and the carousel.  more »
  • I would have given it a full rating but the train wasn't working at that time. But overall we had fun.  more »
  • We had such a fun time at the El Paso Zoo. It was very calm and relaxing. We saw all of the animals. The zoo has restaurants and stores to buy drinks and food from but it is very expensive. I paid four bucks for a small water. The exhibits were nice and the staff was very knowledgeable, friendly and helpful.
  • Growing up this zoo was much more than what It currently is I'm sure. A lot of it may feel underwheliming but it is evident that the staff is doing their best and corporate appears to be working on upgrading exhibits and the zoo itself. Fun place. Can definitely be more though.

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